Arduino – Open Source Hardware or embedded Single Board Computer

Sorta kinda.  Today, “Arduino” is an “open source computer hardware and software company, project, and user community that designs and manufactures single-board microcontrollers and microcontroller kits for building digital devices and interactive objects that can sense and control objects in the physical and digital world.”  (That long definition was blatantly borrowed from Wikipedia, and happens to be one I agree […]

Ham Gear – BTECH AMP-U25D Amplifier (Supports DMR) UHF (400-480MHz)

I’ve mentioned it several times, I am slowly but surely getting involved in the various digital modes associated with the Amateur Radio hobby, but more recently in digital voice.  In my case, that means Digital Mobile Radio (DMR) is where I’ve chosen to put part of my study/energy. Unfortunately, a couple of the 2017 posts on this subject were totally […]

Here we go again

Somehow my “Dave’s Outdoor Cooking, etc.” blog became hacked/infected.  Must admit I became angry and simply deleted it.  Being very old, and seriously out of date, it was simply the easiest way to handle the problem. In time, I will update this new site – but only after doing some pondering on what I really want to do with it […]